Denver is a top 10 US Pride 2022 destination, Airbnb finds

In accordance to world-wide bookings on Airbnb (Nasdaq: ABNB), Denver is 1 of the most preferred metropolitan areas in which to celebrate Pride Month in 2022.

Airbnb in a new report appeared at full nights booked over weekends in the month of June (such as the to start with weekend of July). Denver arrived in as the No. 21 major desired destination for Pleasure 2022.

Topping the checklist, in purchase, was London, Paris, Rome and Los Angeles.

In the U.S., Denver rated as the No. 7 most well-liked vacation spot in which to rejoice Satisfaction 2022, in accordance to the evaluation of Airbnb bookings.

“Satisfaction is back again on the map,” mentioned Haven Thorn, Airbnb’s North America communications manager. Thorn included that there is a surplus of “pent-up desire” to celebrate Satisfaction in human being due to the pandemic, as most in-person Pleasure parades previous took location in June 2019 prior to international lockdowns.

Airbnb hosts in cities with big Pleasure celebrations have brought in almost $80 million in earnings, Airbnb observed. In accordance to Airbnb, hosts in London brought in $9 million for Satisfaction weekend stays in 2019.

Denver’s main Satisfaction celebration this yr normally takes spot June 25-26 and includes a packed agenda. The weekend celebration kicks off with the Pride 5K race on Saturday, June 25, which costs $40 for every grownup and $35 for every youngster. Proceeds, which have currently topped $100,000, go to The Center on Colfax’s packages and expert services for Colorado’s LGBTQ local community.

Then, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 26, the Coors Gentle Denver Pleasure Parade will kickoff, spanning 14 blocks of Colfax Avenue from Cheesman park to the Civic Center.

Thorn explained to Denver Organization Journal that, globally, the weekend of June 24 is between the top 10 holiday break weekends for most searches for examine-in dates on Airbnb. Airbnb is also noticing a spike in international journey for Delight weekends this 12 months.

The specific goal of each individual vacation is not captured by the facts in Airbnb’s position but the organization appeared at whole nights booked around Satisfaction weekends around the globe in bookings created from January to Might 2022.

Airbnb cited a study conducted by U.K. media outlet Homosexual Times that uncovered 60% said they sought out LGBTQ+ activities, like Satisfaction celebrations, although traveling.

Tens of countless numbers of evenings have been booked globally on Airbnb this summer months, Thorn said.


Correction/Clarification

This tale was current to mirror that June 24, 2022, is among the the best 10 most searched holiday break weekend examine-in dates on Airbnb.